Radiation therapy is a crucial pillar of cancer treatment and is indicated for about 70% of patients. At Dr. D.Y. Patil Private Super Specialty Hospital, we take pride in our dedicated team of Radiation Oncologists who are committed to delivering cutting-edge treatments and compassionate care to our patients.
What do we offer?
With a focus on individualized care, our experienced Radiation Oncologists work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including medical oncologists, oncosurgeons and radiologists to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.
What sets us apart?
At Dr. D.Y. Patil Private Super Specialty Hospital, our compassionate team is dedicated to providing emotional support and guidance throughout the treatment journey. We prioritize open communication, ensuring that patients and their families are well-informed about their treatment options, potential side effects, and long-term care plans.We believe in the importance of holistic well-being and offer supportive care services to manage side effects, improve quality of life, and provide ongoing support.
How does Radiotherapy work?
Radiotherapy works by damaging the genetic material within the cancer cells. Once this happens the cancer cell are not able to grow and spread. When these damaged cancer cells die the body naturally removes them.
How is Radiotherapy given?
EBRT [External Beam Radiotherapy/ Teletherapy] - In this method, radiation is targeted towards the body from a distance. This radiation beam is generated from a machine called linear accelerator which produces high energy X-rays. External radiation treatments involve various techniques like 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT. Our expert team advise the technique based on requirement of patient.
BRACHYTHERAPY [Internal Radiation] - this involves placing radiation sources in or near the tumour in the body.